Librivox recording of Barbara Frietchie, by John Greenleaf Whittier.
This was the weekly poem for Flag Day 2006. It tells the largely-apocryphal but nonetheless inspiring story of one old woman's act of patriotism during a Confederate advance in the civil war. (summary by LauraFox)
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